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Soledad O'Brien On How Mentors Can Change A Young Person's Life

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.19.2016 | Latino Voices

Soledad O’Brien had many great mentors throughout her life and career ― now, she wants to pay it forward. The award-winning journalist spoke with...

Soledad O'Brien Calls Out Media For 'Normalizing White Supremacy'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.08.2016 | Black Voices

Soledad O’Brien isn’t here for the media normalizing white supremacist ideas during this election, and she’s speaking out. O’Brien, best know...

Three Things I Learned By Taking a Road Trip From Newark to the White House with 38 Seventh-Graders

Monica Gray | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Monica Gray

On June 3rd, 2016 I took a road trip to the White House with 38 seventh-graders from Newark, NJ, and it's a day that I'll never forget.

Soledad O'Brien's #IAmLatinoInAmerica Seeks to Amplify Latino Voices

NBC Latino | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 06.08.2016 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Latino population in the United States has grown by nearly 20 million people since 2000, so it is time to amplify their voices ...

What Happened When Jimmy Carter and Bono Went to the Disco

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

The celeb-filled event wasn't as wild as the Studio 54 parties Rodgers, 63, and his band Chic sang about on their 1978 disco song, "Le Freak," but the Grammy-winning music producer is proud that this year's gala to benefit the We Are Family Foundation brought Bono and Carter together for the first time.

A More Perfect Union: Connect the dots of race and intelligence

Antwan Dobson | Posted 04.11.2016 | Chicago
Antwan Dobson

Will we ever see the day when it's not unusual to see men of color as a part of high society without thinking they were part of some affirmative action program? Time will tell and God-willing we will see the day.

Seasonal Transition; October 2015

Jill Lynne | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

Seasonal transitions are exciting. We look forward to NYC's wonderful autumnal events and happenings while saying a fond farewell to summer.

Soledad O'Brien Says Journalists Need To Stop Using The Word 'Thug'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media

Former CNN host Soledad O’Brien said Sunday that the word "thug" has become the new N-word, and said journalists need to think twice before using th...

Soledad O'Brien: 'Feminism Needs A Really Good PR Agency'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.10.2015 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

The Question Light-Skinned Black Women Say They're Always Asked

OWN | Posted 01.20.2015 | OWN

When personal development coach Nova Browning Rutherford meets someone new, she knows the first thing they are going to say to her. Like many African-...

6 Ways Top Women CEOs Balance Work and Life

Ashley Crouch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

I turned to the pros who mastered the fine art of juggling it all, only to find that "work-life balance" may require rethinking. Read on to learn six top ways women CEOs are changing the definition of work-life balance.

A Conversation With Soledad O'Brien of CNN and Starfish Media

Mike Smith | Posted 06.01.2014 | Media
Mike Smith

I sat down last week with Soledad O'Brien to talk about storytelling, race and her seminal series Black in America. She also talked about her media co...

Journalism's House of Cards

Brian Rooney | Posted 05.24.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

The trouble with journalists appearing as themselves in entertainment is that the public already has difficulty discerning fact from fiction in the news. When real reporters allow themselves to be part of fiction, it costs them their credibility.

Soledad's New Gig

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media

Soledad O'Brien is teaming up with National Geographic for her newest special. The former CNN host will anchor and co-executive produce the channe...

Catherine Taibi

Soledad O'Brien's Big New Venture | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.13.2014 | Media

Soledad O'Brien's production company is teaming up with Google as she prepares for her first speaking tour, the former CNN host told the Huffington Po...

WATCH: Soledad O'Brien's Latest Project For CNN

Posted 08.30.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien was back on morning television on Friday, this time as a guest on CNN's "New Day," to discuss her latest "Black In America" documentar...

Soledad Tackles Education Gap In Latest 'Black In America'

Posted 08.21.2013 | Black Voices

Soledad O'Brien has seen a great deal of success with her documentary series "Black In America." The award-winning franchise has attracted national a...

Al Jazeera America Officially Launches

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.20.2013 | Media

After months of buildup, Al Jazeera America officially came into being on Tuesday, taking sharp jabs at its competitors in the cable news world and pr...

Soledad O'Brien Hits Washington Post Over Racist Column

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.18.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien hit the Washington Post on Thursday over Richard Cohen's incendiary column about Trayvon Martin. "Richard Cohen. Wash Post. Seriou...

Soledad O'Brien Joins Al Jazeera America

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien has landed at Al Jazeera America, the broadcaster confirmed Monday morning. O'Brien, who was formerly an anchor at CNN, will become...

Soledad O'Brien's Next Big Project?

Posted 06.26.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien could be producing her next documentary for Al Jazeera America, TV Newser reported on Wednesday. The website tweeted, "We're heari...


Posted 06.13.2013 | Media

The New York Post mistakenly ran a photograph of CNN anchor Zoraida Sambolin in a story about the network's former morning show host Soledad O'Brien. ...

White in America

Lizz Winstead | Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy
Lizz Winstead

I mean, really, you can barely see white people anymore unless you turn on cable news, walk into a boardroom of a Fortune 500 company or watch C-SPAN.

Soledad O'Brien Calls Out 'White People'

Posted 05.13.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien addressed criticism from "white people" about her documentaries about race in America in a new video. O'Brien has hosted five docu...

Soledad O'Brien's Next Move

Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

Soledad O'Brien was named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. O'Brien left CNN's now-defunct morning show...